The New Riddle of the Sphinx: Life History and Psychological Science
In her inaugural column as APS President, Alison Gopnik explores how the life-history perspective is suited to the mission of APS.
Concerns about overlapping symptoms, complex disorders lend momentum to diagnostic models that could supplement—or even supplant—the DSM.
Thriving After Therapy: More Common Than Reported, More in Need of Research
We often hear of the adverse chronic effects and burden of psychopathology. But many patients go on to attain a purposeful and autonomous life.
P is for Problem, Publish, and Psychology: Multilingual Scholars and the Challenges of Publishing in English
Two Filipina researchers advocate for broader representation in academic psychology and outline considerations for others whose first language is not English.
Tending the Family Tree: Intervening in Intergenerational Mental Health
Unaddressed mental health concerns can echo through the generations of a family, but the exact path depression, anxiety, and other disorders may take through the branches of a family tree isn’t always straightforward.
Counting Ability May Emerge From the “Cognitive Technology” of Number Words
Humans’ ability to count may be limited by our knowledge of number words, according to a study of an isolated indigenous group in the Bolivian Amazon.